Prolong your Life and Vitality
The Baby Boomer Generation is the faster growing age group. In 2011, according to the Canada Census, an estimated 5.0 million Canadians were reported as being 65 years of age or older. That number is expected to double in the next 25 years to a whopping 10.4 million senior by 2036.
Tennis is one of the preferred sports for seniors, at the social club level, men’s or women’s league, seniors ranking and non-ranking tournament around the world.
If according to Dr. Ralph Roffenberger’s research, playing tennis reduces your risk of death in half, it may explain why in we can amazingly witness competitors in the 65,70,75,80 and 90 age categories both in the Worlds Seniors and Super Seniors Events. The 2014 Senior World Championships are held at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, USA from April 21st to April 26th, for the Team Competition and April 27th to May 4th for the Individual Competition. The 2014 Super-Seniors World Championships will be held in Antalya, Turkey October 13th to October 18th for the Team Competition and October 19th to October 26th for the Individual Competition. These are premier events on the ITF Seniors Circuit.
Team Competition for Senior Players dates as back to 1958. Due to the success of these tournaments, the International Tennis Federations now offers a full range of 20 age categories competitive events for both men and women, Seniors and Super Seniors.
Nations compete against each other, typically on a round robin basis. Hosting the Seniors and Super-Seniors World Team Championships is a wonderful opportunity to welcome players to their country and to their clubs. These tournaments offer an avenue for fun competition, socializing and establishing new friendships with like-minded individuals. Experience the World of Tennis through travel and gain an appreciation for different cultural settings and experiences.
Select Tennis as your sport of choice in the pursuit of Excellence.
Aristotle: “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. “